A brief history of staplers

Published on August 27th, 2009 | by Admin


Mental_Floss has posted an interesting article regarding the history of the stapler.

In the 18th century, French toolmakers constructed a handmade stapler fit for a king – King Louis the XV, to be exact. Legend has it that the ornate staples it used were forged from gold, encrusted with precious stones, and bore his Royal Court’s insignia.

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